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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.

09/22/2014

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New Non-Profit Assists Those In Need Of Financial Aid

Single Stop USA is a new national nonprofit with the intent of helping students receive access to federal, state and local benefits and assistance in applying.

01/27/2014

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Federally Funded Program To Help Prepare High Schoolers For Work

YouthCareerConnect is a $100 million initiative, sketched out by President Obama, aimed at helping high schools prepare students better for college and high-tech careers.

12/30/2013

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Gov. Christie Urges Homeowners Recovering From Sandy To Beat Grant Deadline

There’s federal grant money available for New Jersey homeowners recovering from Superstorm Sandy, and Gov. Chris Christie wants to make sure it gets spent.

07/30/2013

Philadelphia Children’s Charity Faces Federal Grant Freeze After Inspection

The federal government’s Office of Justice Programs is requiring the Philadelphia-based nonprofit group to do a better job of managing and administering future grants to ensure that funds are not misspent.

06/25/2013

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Financial Aid For College

Early decisions and rolling admissions to college are coming in for the high school class of 2013 – now all you gotta do is figure out how to pay for it.

01/23/2013

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Philadelphia School District Uses Grant Money To Hire Head Of Technical Education

The Philadelphia school district is overhauling its career and technical education classes, to make them more relevant to 21st-Century needs.

04/15/2012

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Three Local Organizations Receive Federal Grants From Farmers Market Promotion Program

Three local organizations have received federal grants to help get food to underserved areas.

10/16/2011

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‘Greenworks’ Program Offers Low-Interest Loans For Upgrades

A new “energyworks” program is available to help home and business owners save money in Philadelphia and its immediate suburbs. The region is taking advantage of a $25-million federal grant.

11/11/2010

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